The People's Perspective on Medicine
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Arthritis

Will Vitamin D Boost Your Mood This Winter?

Studies suggest that adequate vitamin D levels might boost your mood by warding off seasonal affective disorder. The vitamin has other benefits as well.

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Will Vitamin Supplements Prevent Heart Problems?

An analysis of more than 150 studies found that most supplements don't prevent heart problems. The exception? Folic acid alone or in B-complex vitamin pills.

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Aging

No Study Support for Fish Oil Soothing Dry Eyes

Although fish oil has a reputation for soothing dry eyes, a recent randomized controlled trial found that placebo capsules of olive oil worked just as well.

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Cardiomyopathy

Vitamin D Crucial for Heart Health